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Environment > Marine areas under protection per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Protected marine areas under IUCN management categories I - VI (1992-2003). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Belize 42.58 2003
2 Iceland 17.27 2003
3 New Zealand 16.64 2003
4 Denmark 9.65 2003
5 Suriname 8.22 2003
6 Sweden 5.13 2003
7 Trinidad and Tobago 4.67 2003
8 Cuba 3.82 2003
9 The Gambia 3.71 2003
10 Canada 3.44 2003
11 Costa Rica 3.36 2003
12 Panama 3.09 2003
13 Croatia 2.93 2003
14 Malaysia 2.53 2003
15 Fiji 2.45 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 2.27 2003
16 Solomon Islands 2.24 2003
17 Estonia 2.22 2003
18 Norway 2.19 2003
19 Albania 2.16 2003
20 Namibia 2.02 2003
21 Chile 1.63 2003
22 United Kingdom 1.59 2003
23 Papua New Guinea 1.55 2003
24 Portugal 1.53 2003
25 Gabon 1.52 2003
26 Honduras 1.51 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.26 2003
27 Uruguay 1.2 2003
28 Israel 1.2 2003
29 France 1.12 2003
30 Mauritania 1.01 2003
31 Kuwait 0.945 2003
32 Greece 0.907 2003
33 Lithuania 0.869 2003
34 Latvia 0.86 2003
35 Oman 0.837 2003
36 United States 0.789 2003
37 Jamaica 0.762 2003
38 Nicaragua 0.752 2003
39 Ireland 0.751 2003
40 Argentina 0.685 2003
41 Sri Lanka 0.678 2003
42 Spain 0.643 2003
43 Venezuela 0.62 2003
44 Netherlands 0.616 2003
45 Finland 0.575 2003
46 Senegal 0.562 2003
47 Libya 0.553 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.538 2003
48 Slovenia 0.501 2003
49 Italy 0.486 2003
50 Indonesia 0.435 2003
51 South Africa 0.434 2003
52 Brazil 0.385 2003
53 Azerbaijan 0.364 2003
54 El Salvador 0.332 2003
55 Kenya 0.324 2003
56 Romania 0.322 2003
57 Liberia 0.32 2003
58 Mexico 0.315 2003
59 Mozambique 0.302 2003
60 Thailand 0.279 2003
61 Lebanon 0.271 2003
62 Colombia 0.263 2003
63 Angola 0.259 2003
64 Guatemala 0.249 2003
65 Georgia 0.231 2003
66 Turkmenistan 0.215 2003
67 Turkey 0.212 2003
68 Ukraine 0.209 2003
69 Tunisia 0.203 2003
70 Belgium 0.193 2003
71 Cote d'Ivoire 0.177 2003
72 Egypt 0.173 2003
73 Japan 0.149 2003
74 Peru 0.148 2003
75 Burundi 0.138 2003
76 Morocco 0.135 2003
77 Saudi Arabia 0.131 2003
78 Bulgaria 0.128 2003
79 Somalia 0.124 2003
80 Algeria 0.121 2003
81 Cameroon 0.116 2003
82 Madagascar 0.116 2003
83 Poland 0.105 2003
84 Russia 0.0968 2003
85 Vietnam 0.087 2003
86 Philippines 0.0847 2003
87 Cambodia 0.0773 2003
88 Kazakhstan 0.0671 2003
89 India 0.0549 2003
90 Sudan 0.0334 2003
91 China 0.0233 2003
92 Bangladesh 0.0216 2003
93 Burma 0.0202 2003
94 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0196 2003
95 Pakistan 0.0131 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Marine areas under protection per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Resources Institute. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Marine-areas-under-protection-per-million

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